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Definition(s):

  1. (n) social insurance for the ill and injured
  2. (n) the preservation of mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health profession

Usage(s):

  1. Interest groups are unleashing a torrent of modern and old-fashioned lobbying tactics at members of Congress returning for the autumn battle over health care.
  2. The nation's growing wealth has yet to find a panacea for India's overburdened public health care system.
  3. For the past few years, I've been pushing Senator Ron Wyden's Free Choice Act as the best way to reform the health care system.

News

  1. Health care coverage may be unaffordable for low-wage workers

    WASHINGTON -- Its called the Affordable Care Act, but President Barack Obamas health care law may turn out to be unaffordable for many low-wage workers, including employees at big chain restaurants, retail stores and hotels. That might seem strange sinc...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Charleston Daily Mail

  2. Health Care Price Growth Plummets to 1.1 Percent

    National health care prices grew 1.1 percent in April 2013 relative to April 2012, the lowest reading since November 1997 and a whopping five-tenth drop from the March rise. The 12-month moving average, at 1.8 percent, is the lowest since 1.7 percent recorded in September 1998.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Health care threatens to derail immigration debate

    WASHINGTON: Health care coverage for newly legalized immigrants is emerging as a thorny issue in Congress’ drive to remake the nation’s immigration system, posing hard-to-solve problems for Senate negotiators and threatening a bill-writing effort in the House.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: INDOlink

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